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Gulf Watch Alaska Benthic Component: Marine Water Quality, Water Temperature from Prince William Sound, Katmai National Park and Preserve, and Kenai Fjords National Park, 2006-2014

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This data is part of the GulfWatch Alaska (GWA) long term monitoring program, benthic monitoring component. The data consists of date, time, and temperature measurements from intertidal rocky sampling sites. The site name is part of the file name. The dataset is several comma separated files exported from a download from the HOBO temperature logger. Sites are in Alaska and include locations in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Kenai Fjords National Park and eastern, northern, and western Prince William Sound. There are five sites in each of those areas. The time interval includes 2006-2015. As the temperature logging protocol was developed different monitoring intervals were used. Most temperature loggers were set to record hourly, although intervals of 20 and 30 minutes were also used. Since each file is comprised of data downloaded from different loggers, the interval can vary within an individual file.

Author(s): Monson, D. H.; Kloecker, K. A.; Ballachey, B. E.; Bodkin, J. L.; Coletti, H. A.; Dean, T. A.; Esler, D.; Esslinger, G. G.; Paszalek, J.; Weitzman, B. P.

Suggested Citation:
Monson, D. H., Kloecker, K. A., Ballachey, B. E., Bodkin, J. L., Coletti, H. A., Dean, T. A., Esler, D., Esslinger, G. G., Paszalek, J. and Weitzman, B. P., 2016, Gulf Watch Alaska Benthic Component: Marine Water Quality, Water Temperature from Prince William Sound, Katmai National Park and Preserve, and Kenai Fjords National Park, 2006-2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7WH2N3T.


DataID: 83 | doi:10.5066/F7WH2N3T | Date Posted Online: 2016-09-30 | Last Updated: 2019-07-29 12:41:40